| Apr 29, 2014
| 8:55 PM
Kings defenseman Drew Doughty has won two Olympic gold medals and one Stanley Cup championship, but he has yet to live out the dream he acted out as a kid growing up in London, Canada.
Whether carrying the puck up ice or dodging defenders in his...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 11:34 PM
The first playoff series between the rivals comes after the Ducks were 4-0-1 against the Kings, losing only in a nine-round shootout Dec. 3 at Honda Center. The Ducks, the Western Conference's top-seeded team, claimed a pair of 2-1 regulation wins and...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 11:47 PM
SAN JOSE — When there was every reason to give up, the Kings continued to fight.
When they had every excuse to moan about the San Jose Sharks being too fast and too big and too deadly at creating outnumbered rushes — all of which was true in...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 11:12 PM
SAN JOSE — Goodbye, Northern California. Hello, Southern California.
A playoff comeback for the ages was sealed in dramatic fashion by the Kings as they beat the San Jose Sharks, 5-1, on Wednesday in Game 7, becoming only the fourth team in NHL...
| May 1, 2014
| 8:54 PM
So it is finally happening, hockey's Freeway Series, the one Kings center Jarret Stoll thought was going to occur last year after Los Angeles held up its end of the equation.
"I remember us watching Game 7 last year between Anaheim and Detroit and we...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 10:15 PM
One of the lasting impressions of Game 1 between the Kings and San Jose was the sight of fourth-line Sharks agitator Mike Brown leaning hard with his shoulder into Kings defenseman Slava Voynov, knocking Voynov into Kings goalie Jonathan Quick.
| Apr 20, 2014
| 11:05 PM
SAN JOSE — It started with a surprise lineup change, a surge and a resounding thud.
The sound was the Kings landing in deep trouble after blowing a two-goal lead in Game 2 and becoming utterly discombobulated in a woeful 7-2 loss to the San Jose...
| May 8, 2014
| 2:47 PM
Rather than try to match the Kings’ defensive prowess, Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau is positioned to double down on his team’s potent scoring ability Thursday night in Game 3 of the NHL Western Conference semifinals at Staples Center.
| May 6, 2014
| 9:24 PM
It was late in the third period, when legs can tire and skates can turn sluggish.
Just the right time for Tyler Toffoli to inject a little energy into the game.
Hopping off the bench, the young Kings forward scrambled across center ice, tracking...
| May 2, 2014
| 9:40 PM
They needed a way to combat and perhaps neutralize the Grim Reaper.
The earliest days of the Kings-Ducks rivalry were not about good hockey teams. It was about the Kings sinking fast after reaching the Stanley Cup Final in 1993 and missing the...
| May 9, 2014
| 5:10 PM
The Kings' Marian Gaborik has had a far more enjoyable playoff experience against the Ducks than in his previous encounter.
Gaborik, a right wing, has three goals and three assists in helping the Kings to a 2-1 Western Conference semifinal series lead....
| May 10, 2014
| 9:44 PM
Winger Devante Smith-Pelly and center Ryan Getzlaf scored goals, goaltender John Gibson made 28 saves and the Anaheim Ducks defeated the Los Angeles Kings 2-0 on Saturday night.
Anaheim tied the Western Conference playoff series at two wins each, with a...